• Senior Windows System Administrator

    Location US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/16/2018 2:18 PM)
    Job Code
    Clearance Required
    Not Required
  • Position Summary

    Avineon is seeking an experienced Windows System Administrator needed to support a DoD customer. The Senior Windows Systems Administrator will be responsible for supporting the administration of a virtualized Windows-based server environment. The candidate will be responsible for maintaining the operations, maintenance, and support for all production, pre-production, test, development, and disaster recovery servers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing the appropriate configuration baseline of operating systems; software applications; security compliance; working with monitoring tools; and assessing and interpreting the logical and physical requirements of systems and applications in relation to hardware, software, and operational needs.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Organize and direct the configuration and operation of information management systems.
    • Troubleshoot, configure, and manage Windows servers (domain controllers, application servers, Exchange servers, file servers).
    • Install, test, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain virtualized server hardware, operating systems, and applications software in accordance with DISA STIGS.
    • Provide the day-to-day system administration of Windows server operating systems to include system/resource optimization and user assistance.
    • Conduct capacity and performance analysis and provide system configuration change and upgrade recommendations.
    • Increase system administration efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts and develop system administrator procedures.
    • Maintain servers, create system reports, and validate system functionality.
    • Monitor systems for acceptable performance and user accessibility, establish back-ups, and monitor system security.
    • Document technical problems, resolutions, and processes.

    Education - Experience & Skills Required


    • At least eight years of experience administering complex Windows environments in a DoD setting.
    • At least eight years of experience with Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP.
    • IAT 2 certification (CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP) (CASP CE, CISA, CISSP, GCED, or GCIH exceed the requirement and are acceptable).
    • MCSA Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with Symantec Backup Exec.
    • Experience with Active Directory Federated Services.
    • Experience with NAS and SAN technology.
    • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
    • Strong troubleshooting skills.
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Excellent communications skills.

    Avineon, Inc.is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.


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